Crash downtown may be linked to obscured stop sign: neighbour

The driver was heading east on St. Paul Street when his car T-boned a vehicle travelling north on Eighth Avenue.

The driver of this vehicle was treated for apparent minor injuries after his car collided with another vehicle downtown at the corner of St. Paul Street and Eighth Avenue.

The driver was heading east on St. Paul when his car T-boned a vehicle travelling north on Eighth.

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A neighbour told KTW the driver inadvertently went through a stop sign at the southwest corner of St. Paul and Eighth, a sign the neighbour said is obscured by tree branches and a corner that lacks white stop lines in the pavement.

 

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An intersection a block from the crash scene shows a visible stop sign and a white stop line on the road - Steve Ceron
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As drivers head east on St. Paul Street, the stop sign at Eighth Avenue is obscured by tree branches. - Steve Ceron
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